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Dissertation on his Dudeness...academics studying "The Big Lebowski"

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JR, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. JR

    JR Active Member


    In one essay Fred Ashe — he is an associate professor of English at Birmingham-Southern College — profitably compares the Dude to Rip van Winkle, for both his “friendly charisma” and what Washington Irving described as Rip’s “insuperable aversion to all kinds of profitable labor.” Both men, Mr. Ashe notes, expose “the sickness of a straight society premised on the Puritan work ethic.”

    Need to watch it again. Soon.
  2. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Well that's just, like... his opinion, man.

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  3. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I am buying this on payday.

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